posttonic

adjective

post·​tonic
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1
of a sound : immediately following or constituting one of a succession of consonants immediately following a vowel having stress
2
of a syllable : immediately following a syllable having stress

Word History

Etymology

post- + tonic

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“Posttonic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/posttonic. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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